Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan Criticized for Blaming Rise in Rape on How Women Dress

Pakistani human rights groups and individuals have criticized Prime Minister Imran Khan for blaming a rise in sexual assault cases on how women dress during a live interview. “In any society where vulgarity is prevalent, there are consequences,” Khan said …

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U.S. to Restore Palestinian Aid With $235 Million Package

United States President Joe Biden’s administration announced on April 7 that it plans to restore aid to Palestinians by providing a $235 million package and resuming support for a United Nations (UN) agency for refugees. In a statement, Secretary of …

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Queensland Premier Calls on Prime Minister to Convene National Women’s Summit

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison on April 7 to convene a national women’s summit amid allegations of sexual assault and rape in politics. “Now is the time for women’s voices around Australia to be heard,” …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Signs Law That Could Keep Him in Office Until 2036

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on April 5 that will allow him to serve two more presidential terms, potentially keeping him in office until 2036. By signing the constitutional amendment, Putin limited any future president to serve two …

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Northern Ireland Police Attacked With Petrol Bombs in Another Night of Disorder

Police in some parts of Northern Ireland have been attacked in another night of disorder on April 4 amid tensions within the loyalist community due to post-Brexit trading arrangements. Petrol bombs, bricks, and bottles were thrown at police officers in …

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Jordan Accuses Prince Hamzah of ‘Malicious Plot’ to Destabilize Kingdom

Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Safadi has accused former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein of working with “foreign entities” in a “malicious plot” against the government, threatening national security. Safadi said at a news conference on April 4 that intelligence …

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